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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson meets kid who used 'San Andreas' to save his brother's life

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson meets kid who used 'San Andreas' to save his brother's life Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson welcomed a true hero to the set of Skyscraper earlier this week: a boy who saved his 2-year-old brother's life by performing chest compressions he learned from San Andreas.Per local news reports from August, Jacob saw his brother, Dylan, accidentally fall into the pool while the two were spending the day at their grandmother's house.

Roku rolls out its own TV channel, pitting it against the very apps that call its box home

Roku rolls out its own TV channel, pitting it against the very apps that call its box home That's right, Roku is launching its own over-the-top (OTT) channel.The new channel will be called, what else, The Roku Channel, and will offer users a large streaming archive of television and film titles.

The Iron Oath Updates, $63,674 and Counting

The Iron Oath Updates, $63,674 and Counting The ongoing Kickstarter campaign for The Iron Oath, a dark turn-based tactical RPG, reached its initial funding goal around September 1st, and now, with roughly 50 hours left to go, the campaign has passed its first stretch goal and is well underway towards reaching the second one.During this final push the developers have been releasing new campaign updates to explain to their potential backers how certain features will work in The Iron Oath.

Smartphone prices are about to get insane

Smartphone prices are about to get insane These new heights for smartphone prices are in stark contrast to the original iPhone, which cost only $500 back in 2007.from carriers like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint who historically paid for a majority of a smartphone's cost.

No, John Boyega didn't tweet passive-aggressively about the 'Star Wars' director

No, John Boyega didn't tweet passive-aggressively about the 'Star Wars' director If you were anywhere near the internet yesterday, you'll probably have seen the latest Star Wars announcement: Colin Trevorrow, the director attached to Star Wars: Episode IX, is no longer a part of the picture.According to a statement released on the official Star Wars website, Lucasfilm and the director have "mutually chosen to part ways".

Wednesday Badge Tips 9/6 – 9/12

Wednesday Badge Tips 9/6 – 9/12 Did you already earn the badge or did your badge progress reset?The information displayed on the Home Page may differ from your actual badge progress.

Former Mexican president slams Trump over DACA in brutal video

Former Mexican president slams Trump over DACA in brutal video Vicente Fox is not one to mince words when it comes to the U.Over the past months, the 74-year-old former president of Mexico has somewhat sealed his reputation as a fierce opponent of Donald Trump's policies — reiterating that Mexico will not pay for the wall, for example.

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Billie's Assassin Arsenal

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Billie's Assassin Arsenal As it nears its September 15, 2017 release date, we get more and more tidbits about Dishonored: Death of the Outsider.The latest one is a video that showcases the assassin arsenal at Billie Lurk's disposal and offers some insights into the series' occult lore.

Shaq and John Cena trade ridiculous nicknames in 'Carpool Karaoke'

Shaq and John Cena trade ridiculous nicknames in 'Carpool Karaoke' The Shaq and John Cena bromance is real.They've only been carpooling for a short time and they're already trading nicknames and making dad jokes like life-long buddies.

Guy crying during an interview for his dream job teaches us a very important lesson

Guy crying during an interview for his dream job teaches us a very important lesson If you, like us, love an incredibly moving story about LGBTQ representation in videogames and in general about the invaluable asset of always being your raw, vulnerable self, brace yourself.Boon Cotter shared on a long Twitter thread his experience of breaking down crying during a job interview with Naughty Dog, the legendary company behind titles like Uncharted and The Last of Us.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Dark Tribe Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Dark Tribe Trailer The latest trailer for Monolith's upcoming open-world action-RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of War reveals another Orc tribe we'll encounter in that game – the Dark tribe.These sneaky and mean assassins use trickery, traps, and subterfuge in order to serve Sauron as best they can.

Fallout 4 - Analysis of the Glowing Sea Area

Fallout 4 - Analysis of the Glowing Sea Area I can't say I'm a big fan of Bethesda's Fallout games or their particular brand of storytelling, but this PCGamesN article, that takes a close look at the Glowing Sea area from Fallout 4, does a great job of highlighting Bethesda's strengths when it comes to creating memorable areas.From the way it's described, I couldn't help but notice certain similarities between the Glowing Sea and the Dead Money DLC from Fallout: New Vegas, and that alone is quite an accolade in my book.

AR glasses are giving airport ground staff superpowers on the runway

AR glasses are giving airport ground staff superpowers on the runway Passengers at Singapore's Changi airport could soon see shorter waiting times for their flights, with the airport's latest introduction of AR for its ground crew.Cameras installed in the glasses will also allow control centre staff to monitor what the handlers see in real-time.

Nissan Leaf takes on Tesla with 150-mile range and a $30,000 price tag

Nissan Leaf takes on Tesla with 150-mile range and a $30,000 price tag Note that in some markets, Nissan is advertising the Leaf as a 235-mile range car, but that's not EPA-tested and is likely not indicative of real-world performance.The Leaf's new powertrain has 147 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque; more than enough for a hatchback that measures 176.

Bus driver's act of kindness for a girl on her first day of school will melt your cold, cold heart

Bus driver's act of kindness for a girl on her first day of school will melt your cold, cold heart For many of us, the first day at secondary school was a nerve-wracking experience.That's exactly what happened for an unnamed girl in Leeds, who was at the wrong bus stop in Bramley.

Australian lamb ad causes outrage for featuring vegetarian Hindu god

Australian lamb ad causes outrage for featuring vegetarian Hindu god A new ad promoting Australian lamb has caused a strong reaction from the Australian Indian and Hindu communities, for the representation of deity Ganesha encouraging the eating of lamb.Released on Monday, Meat and Livestock Australia's new spring ad brings the world's religious figures together for a casual barbecue — serving lamb, of course.

'Back' is the new British comedy every 'Peep Show' fan needs to watch

'Back' is the new British comedy every 'Peep Show' fan needs to watch The duo's new show — a entertainingly awkward comedy called Back about a dysfunctional extended family — kicks off on Channel 4 on Wednesday night.By the time Peep Show finished it had been running for nine series.

Latte art horrors: Order a 3D roach on a cup of joe

Latte art horrors: Order a 3D roach on a cup of joe A Taiwan cafe, done with regular pretty coffee art, has decided to seek solace in injecting a touch of horror into customers' cups.From cockroaches, to Child's Play's Chucky and even a crawling Sadako (from horror movie The Ring), there's nothing offlimits for My Cofi: The cafe is located in the Taiwan city of Kaohsiung.

Scary clowns have nothing on cruel everyday reality in Stephen King's 'It'

Scary clowns have nothing on cruel everyday reality in Stephen King's 'It' Except this town is hiding a nasty secret: Lately, the kids in it have been vanishing one by one.In fact, it's kind of a regular thing in Derry – every few decades, there's another rash of disappearances.

Netflix thinks Netflix is a joke, apparently

Netflix thinks Netflix is a joke, apparently Giant black and white billboards have popped up over New York and Los Angeles this week, emblazoned with one sentence: "Netflix is a joke.It makes sense, seeing as Netflix has become the go-to streaming platform for stand-up comedy, with the likes of Dave Chapelle, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer and Louis C.